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Formed: 1997
From: Brazil
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Soulfly News

Below is our complete Soulfly news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Soulfly Posts New Lyric Video

Soulfly has released a lyric video of epic proportions for the track "Titans." The song comes from the band's recently released, groove-laden 10th studio album, "Archangel."

On February 10th, the band will also kick off a European tour in support of "Archangel." Max Cavelera comments:

"Now it's Europe's turn to have a taste of the 'We Sold Our Souls To Metal' tour 2016. It's gonna be epic and unforgettable. Plus, we got Lody King, Incite, and King Parrot. No stone will be left unturned. Prepare your metal head, we'll see you in the pit!" More...

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King Parrot Headed To Europe With Soulfly

After a triumphant run of the North American and Australian circuit, King Parrot will be touring Europe as direct support to Soulfly in January, February and March 2016. The bill will also include U.S. thrash/groove metallers Incite.

King Parrot will step foot on European soil for the second time since a March trek with Weedeater, giving fans the chance to live through the experience of new album, "Dead Set", in the flesh. The album was released in May 2015 on Agonia Records, shortly after the band's nomination for a Metal Hammer (UK) Golden God Award.

Commented by frontman Matt Young: "Having the opportunity to tour with Soulfly through the UK and Europe is an honour and we are really looking forward to our most extensive tour of the continent. Our new record 'Dead Set' has been received really well there, but it's our live show where the band excels. We feel like our live performance is pushing boundaries within the extreme realm of music, so having this chance to perform in a lot of new places is really important to us. We look forward to bring our new brand of chaos to the stages across Europe in 2016." More...

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Soulfly Announces Headlining Tour

Metal icons Soulfly just announced dates for the band's upcoming European headlining tour in early 2016 taking place in support of latest album, "Archangel."

Max Cavalera comments: "Now it's Europe's turn to have a taste of the 'We Sold Our Souls To Metal' tour 2016. It's gonna be epic and unforgettable.

"Plus, we got Lody Kong, Incite, and King Parrot. No stone will be left unturned. Prepare your metal head, we'll see you in the pit!" More...

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Soulfly Premieres 360° Live Video "Archangel"

Soulfly premieres its 360° live video for "Archangel", which was shot by director Robert Sexton (The Devil Wears Prada, Death Angel).

Comments Sexton: "Not to overplay it, but the 360° aspect of this clip, and the fact that it’s Soulfly, is pretty epic. Sure, it’s only one set up, but it’s the whole room and the viewer is standing in the middle of the pit! No one in metal has really exploited this new tech as of yet. Definitely a cool perspective."

Check out now "Archangel" below.

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Shattered Sun To Support Soulfly On Tour

After performing this year's Rockstar Mayhem festival, Texas metal band Shattered Sun will provide support on both the first and second legs of the upcoming "We Sold Our Souls To Metal" Soulfly tour.

The first leg includes Soilwork and Decapitated, while the second leg will feature Crowbar and Incite. Prior to the first leg, Shattered Sun has additionally announced select home state shows with local support. A full listing of upcoming Shattered Sun tour dates is as follows:

9/12/2015 - Alice, TX @ Revo
9/13/2015 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dig Bar
9/17/2015 - McAllen, TX @ Thirsty Monkey
9/19/2015 - Corpus Christi, TX @ Theos Billiards More...

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Soulfly Releases "Archangel" Video

Soulfly just released a music video for the title track of 10th studio album, "Archangel." The clip was directed by Robert Sexton and can be viewed below.

"Archangel" was released on August 14 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment and charted in several territories around the globe.

"I woke up this morning and I saw the charts for 'Archangel' worldwide and I was very happy," commented frontman Max Cavalera. "I want to thank all of the tribe and everyone at Nuclear Blast for supporting this record, and making all the hard work meaningful. I would also like to thank Matt Hyde of the great production and Eliran Kantor for the killer artwork. Can't wait to see the tribe on tour!" More...

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Soulfly Premieres Title Track Of New Album

Soulfly premieres the title track of its tenth studio album "Archangel", which is set tp drop August 14 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The new album was produced by Matt Hyde (Slayer, Children Of Bodom), the cover artwork was created by artist Eliran Kantor (Testament, Sodom).

Check out now "Archangel" below.

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Ex-Soulfly/Machine Head's Mader Posts New Video

Former Soulfly and Machine Head guitarist Logan Mader's new female fronted project Once Human premieres its new song and music video titled "You Cunt", taken from the band's upcoming new album "The Life I Remember", set to drop Sept. 4th via earMUSIC. Says the band about the brutal new video:

Vocalist Lauren: "Creating the visual for the music Logan and I wrote, was like hand painting our sound. I feel so fortunate that I could express myself as an artist here in multiple ways.. I have never felt so alive."

Adds Logan Mader: "After more than a decade away from the stage it feels good to be back in action with Once Human. Here's the first look at who we are."

Check out now "You Cunt" below.

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Soulfly Posts "Sodomites" Video

Soulfly has released a lyric video for the track "Sodomites" (featuring Todd Jones of Nails) taken off upcoming album "Archangel."

“I wrote this track about the wrath God which struck down Sodom for their sinful behavior,” commented Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera. “I used quotes from the Old Testament in some of the lyrics. It was also really exciting to work with Todd from Nails on this track since I’m a big fan!”

New Soulfly album "Archangel" will be released on August 14 (worldwide) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

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Soulfly Posts In-Studio Video

Soulfly has released the first of several in-studio trailers for new album, "Archangel," which can be seen below.

The band’s upcoming 10th studio album will be released on August 14th (worldwide) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The album was produced and mixed by Matt Hyde and features stunning cover artwork of artist Eliran Kantor.

If you missed it, the opening track "We Sold Our Souls To Metal" can also be heard here.

The album's full track listing is:

1. We Sold Our Souls To Metal
2. Archangel
3. Sodomites (feat. Todd Jones of Nails)
4. Ishtar Rising
5. Live Life Hard! (feat. Matt Young of King Parrot)
6. Shamash
7. Bethlehem’s Blood
8. Titans
9. Deceiver
10. Mother Of Dragons (feat. Richie Cavalera of Incite, Igor Cavalera of Lody Kong, Anahid M.O.P.) More...

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Soulfly Sold It's Soul To Metal With New Track

Soulfly released a lyric video for the new track "We Sold Our Souls to Metal," the opening track on the new album "Archangel." The album is set to drop worldwide on August 14th via Nuclear Blast.

The album's track listing is:

1. We Sold Our Souls To Metal
2. Archangel
3. Sodomites (feat. Todd Jones of Nails)
4. Ishtar Rising
5. Live Life Hard! (feat. Matt Young of King Parrot)
6. Shamash
7. Bethlehem’s Blood
8. Titans
9. Deceiver
10. Mother Of Dragons (feat. Richie Cavalera of Incite, Igor Cavalera of Lody Kong, Anahid M.O.P.)

Bonus Tracks for special edition:

12. Acosador Nocturno
13. Soulfly X More...

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Soulfly Reveals New Album

On August 14th (worldwide) Soulfly will release 10th studio album, "Archangel," via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today the band has revealed the stunning cover artwork created by artist Eliran Kantor.

”I am so proud to be releasing Soulfly’s tenth album,” comments founder/vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera. “I feel it is my most mystic album since 'Prophecy.' The guest collaborations have always been a trademark of Soulfly and 'Archangel' is no different! We can’t wait to play this live for the worldwide tribe!”

In regards to the band and the album cover, artist Eliran Kantor states: "I've been a fan of Max's music ever since discovering 'Beneath The Remains' in high school. When my wife and I got married 'Territory' was even played at the dance party part of our wedding. Max asked me to do a traditional piece depicting Archangel Michael - and I tried to go beyond the straight-up neo-classical style as that has been perfected centuries ago, so I mixed in Souflly''s own visual world: hence the wings and spear being shaped like the Soulfly tribal icon, the cliff with the ocean view just like on the first record, and the Brazilian flag being the core of it's color scheme." More...

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Soulfly Announces Tour With Soilwork, Decapitated

Metal icons Soulfly will embark on a monumental North American headlining tour starting September 30th in Los Angeles, CA. The band will be supporting upcoming vicious new release "Archangel," which was produced by Matt Hyde and will be released on August 14th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Joining on this epic campaign are Swedish melodic-death metal visionaries Soilwork, Polish technical death metallers Decapitated, and newcomer Shattered Sun.

“This is a great package and brutal lineup,” commented Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera. “I personally am a fan of all these bands and it’s an honor to have them touring with us! See you in the pit!” More...

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The 70,000 Ton Hangover

Can 21st-century metalheads ever be truly happy if they’re not bitching about something on the web?

The pointless arguments over bands’ music, which mostly boil down to matters of taste, are exhausting enough. And there’s a simple solution to dissatisfaction with a particular tour package: stay home and masturbate.

But complaining about festival lineups? Really?

I have some news for you, sport: the only Perfect Metal Festival Lineup, which exists only in an individual’s imagination, attracts an audience of one. Your Perfect Lineup is different from mine.

There needs to be a common denominator, a compromise. I don’t know about you, but when I’m not basking in my serene, elite metal knowledge via trve and righteous, smarmy and self-congratulatory screeds on Facebook, I actually enjoy watching a live show in the company of others. And in reaching the compromise to make that social event possible, everyone’s Perfect Lineup inevitably becomes less than perfect. Such is the transition from fantasy to reality.

In the process, like small children finally realizing that vegetables aren’t going to kill them, we learn that the reality is almost always better than the fantasy (discounting the fact that the latter doesn’t exist). MTV’s Butt-Head once mused on this very issue: “If nothing sucked, and everything was, like, cool all the time… how would you KNOW it was cool?”

At a several-day festival with dozens of bands on multiple stages, we NEED at least a handful of acts we know we can ignore. Otherwise, think of the immense pressure to be constantly on our feet, rushing back and forth, watching every equally important band with rapt attention. Even if possible, it would be simply overwhelming. We’d pass out from exhaustion and forget to enjoy ourselves. Plus, the truly special acts wouldn’t seem as special.

Last summer at Tuska Open Air in Helsinki, rather than bitch about the injustice of Bring Me The Horizon directly preceding Anthrax, I was grateful for the chance to relax and have a beer before catching a show by one of the Big Four. More...

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Melechesh Releases New Lyric Video

Sumerian thrashing black metal band Melechesh just released an official lyric video for the song
"Lost Tribes," featuring Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Killer Be Killed).

Check out the clip below, courtesy of Metal Hammer. The song comes off the band's upcoming album, "Enki," due out February 27th (EU), March 2nd (U.K.) and March 10th (U.S.). A previously posted behind-the-scenes trailer for the album is also available at this location. More...

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70,000 Tons Of Metal Adds To 2015 Lineup

Four more bands were announced today for the 2015 roster by UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal. On board at the last minute: Florida hardcore act Adaliah, Florida deathcore act Dark Sermon and Swiss groove act GurD and German thrashers Exumer.

70,000 Tons of Metal casts off tomorrow January 22, 2015 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stop at Ocho Rios, Jamaica and returns on Monday, January 26, 2015. The festival boards a new vessel, Liberty of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages. The All-Star Jam band will be back this coming January, which features members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live. There will also be two hot tubs on the pool deck stage.

All the information on the festival can be found at 70000tons.com.

Metal Underground.com has its team on the scene and will report on all the events in the coming days. Stay tuned.

The roster lineup is as follows, with only 2 more left to be announced:

1349
Abandon Hope
Adaliah
Alestorm
Amorphis
Annihilator (featuring Coburn Pharr performing songs from "Never, Neverland")
Anvil
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Artillery
Behemoth
Blind Guardian
Cannibal Corpse
Claim the Throne
Crucified Barbara
D.A.D.
Dark Sermon
Destruction
Divided Multitude
Einherjer
Ensiferum
Enthroned
Equilibrium
Exumer
Gama Bomb More...

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Three More Bands Added To 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Three more bands were announced for the 2015 roster by UMC - promoters for the Original and World's Largest Cruise Festival, 70,000 Tons of Metal: U.S. thrashers Whiplash, Brazilian groove masters Soulfly and U.S. legendary traditional metal act Riot, now known as Riot V.

70,000 Tons of Metal casts off next Thursday, January 22, 2015 from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with a stop at Ocho Rios, Jamaica, returning on Tuesday, January 26, 2015 aboard a new ship, Liberty of the Seas (via Royal Caribbean), which will accommodate four stages. The All-Star Jam band will be back this coming January, which features members from the various acts aboard performing cover tunes live. There will also be two hot tubs on the pool deck stage.

All the information on the festival, including how to book your dream metal vacation can be found at 70000tons.com.

Whiplash, Soulfly and Riot V join the previously announced bands below, with 6 bands still left to be announced:

1349
Abandon Hope
Alestorm
Amorphis
Annihilator (featuring Coburn Pharr performing songs from "Never, Neverland")
Anvil
Apocalyptica
Arch Enemy
Artillery
Behemoth
Blind Guardian
Cannibal Corpse
Claim the Throne
Crucified Barbara
D.A.D.
Destruction
Divided Multitude
Einherjer
Ensiferum
Enthroned
Equilibrium
Gama Bomb More...

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Podcast

Metalunderground.com Official Podcast, Episode 35

In addition to the upcoming Attila show at Fort Lauderdale’s Revolution Live on Friday, November 14th (supported by Crown The Empire and Like Moths To Flames), we at the MetalUnderground.com Official Podcast are now staging another ticket giveaway contest through the same venue: The Ghost Inside (supported by Every Time I Die and Architects) on Sunday, November 30th. If interested, submit your full name matching your ID to podcast@metalunderground.com with one of the headlining bands in the subject line.

We launch this week’s episode with the song “These Empty Skies” from Keychain, a melodic hard rock five-piece based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band formed in Novi Sad, Serbia, in 2009 covering songs by Godsmack, Shinedown, and (hold your tongue) Nickelback. After a disbandment and reformation, Keychain is currently working on a full-length original studio album.

Then co-host Mike Smith (OverkillExposure) reports on his adventures this week on the road. He joined members of Lynchburg, Virginia metallers Mourn The Illusion on a whirlwind trek through North Carolina, starting with a headlining show by Italy’s Lacuna Coil at Greensboro’s Greene Street Club and a lively interview with the warm and lovely Cristina Scabbia (vocals). The following day came a jaunt over to Tremont Music Hall in Charlotte, an intimate, underground, sparsely promoted show, and a “special evening with” Soulfly and the entire Cavalera Tribe. Stay tuned for Mike’s rundown of events.

Finally - and you knew we couldn’t leave this one alone - Mike and co-host Kevin Perez (n0thinghead) serve up the in-depth review and analysis you’ve been anticipating (or dreading) for months: Slipknot’s upcoming fifth full-length “.5: The Gray Chapter.” While reactions on at least one of our parts are a tad early, and a patented opinion might require a few more listens, we nonetheless do our enthusiastic best to describe in thorough detail the essence of this fascinating and rather unpredictable work of metal (and yes, Slipknot IS metal).

Listen in here, subscribe via iTunes or RSS feed, and enjoy! And not to worry - after today, we’re finished with Slipknot for the foreseeable future. Perhaps.

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Black Oil Posts Track With Tony Campos Guest Spot

Following the final preparations for the launch of the new album "Resist to Exist," Black Oil has released an advance song for streaming online.

The track "Callate" includes the participation of Tony Campos (Soulfly, Static-x) and Aaron Rossi (Ministry). Check it out below.

The band has announced that this third studio album titled "Exist To Resist” is being co-produced by the group along with Cristian Machado (Ill Nino), Logan Mader (Soulfly, Machine Head, Gojira) and Erik Reichers.

Other guests on the album include Raymond Herrera (Fear Factory) and Hector Guerra (Pachamama Crew. More...

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Hellfest Live Stream Available This Weekend

Hellfest Open Air takes places this weekend in Clisson, France and many great acts are set to appear. If you are unable to make the festival, then you can enjoy some of the bands via a live stream at this location. Click on the link and scroll to the bottom.

Among the acts set to be streamed (check out the link for the official "countdown" clock for each act):

June 20th:

M.O.D.
Sepultura
Therapy?
Sabaton
Death Angel
Watain
Turisas

June 21st:

Eluvietie
Soulfly
Emperor
Dagoba
Shining
We Came As Romans
Skyclad
Tsjuder

June 22nd:

Vreid
Solstafir
Equilibrium
Urfaust
Behemoth
Angra More...

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